The Knitting Sailor


Summer Attire
May 23, 2012, 12:20 pm
Filed under: the Captains Cabin | Tags: , , ,

It’s definitely the start of the summer – for the first time I wore a wetsuit by choice this weekend.  This time I only got wet by jumping into 8ft of water while attempting a lee shore landing (I was like a foot away from the bank!  Why oh why….).  That lake has it in for me.

Today the sun is shining and people are smiling, the summer wardrobes have been broken open and I’m even wearing white trousers.  So it seems like an ideal time to finish what I started inspired by the Yarn Harlot. That’s right – my cardie is finished.

Just when it has become unwearable I have finally had a last spurt and it’s done.  Here it is blocking.

Marvel at the ‘mazing pattern.

Admire the adorable hood.

Gaze at the georgeous snugglyness of it.

Wonder why it took me 21 balls of wool (pattern called for 13 – don’t mention the g word…).

Laugh your head of at the aran winter weight of it as the temp soars.

Expect to see me wearing it from now on in.

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Please please please post a photo of you wearing this soon!

Comment by Alexrad

Will be happy to when it cools a bit! 🙂
Watch this space!

Comment by knittingsailor

Oh no… there is a disaster.

Comment by knittingsailor

At first, Thanks for the post. I am still waiting for this. Sjaal Breien http://www.sjaalbreien.org

Comment by Sjaal Breien

Blog on this to follow – a LOT has gone on since I blocked it – none of it good….

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